Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) Firsts

  • First time M actually gets to see Bond in action (as she leaves the camera running in the opening sequence).
  • Bond carries a lighter but doesn’t smoke in the film.
  • First time Bond shoots someone in the face in cold blood.
  • First title that in no way relates to anything Fleming
  • First time Q-branch uses a 4-door vehicle (BMW 750iL); first time in which 007 uses a BMW motorcycle as a getaway vehicle
  • First time Bond uses a P99
  • First time that a Bond film used a movie set shared with a multimillion-dollar blockbuster (Titanic)
  • First time Bond flies a fighter jet
  • First time his car has a remote.
  • First time his cell phone has a tazer
  • First time a stealth boat is used
  • First time the villain is married